Church Of St John The Divine

17 Jul 2000
Church Of St John The Divine, Vassall Road Sw9, Lambeth, Greater London, SW9 6NJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

VASSALL ROAD SW9 1. (south side) 5023 Church of St John the Divine TQ 3177 8/992 19.10.51



1870-74 by G E Street. Tower and spire by A E Street 1888-9. Post-war repairs by Goodhart-Rendel and Lowes Curtis. Nave and aisles with no clerestory, roofs separated only by cornice moulding. Slightly lower chancel with apsidal end and narrow aisles. North transept gable rises above aisle roof. Small bellcote at crossing. Tall west tower has stone broach spire with lucarnes at 3 levels.

Red brick, with stone dressings and tiled roofs, in early C14 style with traceried windows. South porch and west doorway have fine ironwork to doors. Inside, a great feeling of light and space is produced by very high chancel, arcade and tower arches. Barreled roof with vaulting ribs to nave. Tower and chancel have stone rib vaults with brick panels. Interior also of red brick with stone structural features. Bowed baptistery projection from south aisle with fine, curved iron screen. Good screens also to chancel and Lady Chapel. Reredos by G F Bodley, 1890-2.

Listing NGR: TQ3161777099


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1165 IOE Records taken by Les Kerry; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Les Kerry. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Kerry, Les

Rights Holder: Kerry, Les


Brick, Stone, Tile, Victorian Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship